The Anchor Tap was originally owned by John Courage, who is famous in the British brewing circles, and this was his first pub. There are an assortment of games spread throughout its numerous rooms. Catering for private parties is available upon request and a pool table and darts are provided as additional entertainment.
20A Horselydown Lane, Southwark, London, SE1 2LN
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+44 (0)20 7403 4637
After visiting the Tower and the Tower bridge, we discovered this pub tucked away on a side street. Initially, we popped in for a couple of pints, which were VERY reasonably priced. We got 2 beers for the same price that we paid for one at other places. And it's good beer. The Alpine Lager is delicious.
We opted to go upstairs and have lunch and were not disappointed. I had the steak and ale...more
After spending £10+ on two (bad) pints at another Shad Thames drinking establishment, the Anchor Tap welcomed me with its cheap, cheap Sam Smith's arms, poured me two Alpine Lagers, gave me a packet of salt and vinegar crisps and let me sit in its dark, cavernous drinking rooms to my liver's (dis)content.
With some characteristically steep, winding staircases and low overheads, I felt as if I...more
I'm a fan of Samuel Smith's pubs, and I especially like this place for a couple of reasons. First, there is an outdoor section with chairs and tables, so you can sit and sip while enjoying either the sunshine or a smoke, or best yet, both. Second, there are stools at the bar, usually filled with characters. This is one of the few pubs I've found in London with stools at the bar where people...more
For those of you that are acquainted with Royston Vasey and that somewhat off the wall TV series the League of Gentlemen........
SCENE 7. League of Gentlemen (London Branch).
We see Jason has arrived fresh from work, wearing a Crombie suit, a double cuff shirt with Prince of Wales collar, tie and capped Oxford shoes. The pub appears to be...more
Apparently this place is owned by sam smith brewery so the beers are super cheap (2.30). i like that you dont have to tip in the UK. the alpine lager easily cracked my top 5 beer list. its that good. on wednesday they have a great pub quiz. we got second place and earned a bottle of wine. i had a great time here and i think this was a great local drinking joint. i also like that pubs in the UK...more